South Korean Army soldiers search for landmines near the demilitarised zone in 2010. Both Koreas have now promised to remove mines on both sides of the border, as part of their recent deals to ease decades-long military tensions. Photo: AP

South Korea starts pulling mines from DMZ, but will the North to do same?

The process is part of tension-easing deals both countries’ defence chiefs struck on the sidelines of a leaders’ summit last month in Pyongyang

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South Korean Army soldiers search for landmines near the demilitarised zone in 2010. Both Koreas have now promised to remove mines on both sides of the border, as part of their recent deals to ease decades-long military tensions. Photo: AP
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